Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Firing between police and poachers; one killed and five arrested

A poacher was killed by the police at Kanchanjuri near Kaziranga National Park in the night of 23rd July. According to sources during the course of regular checking of vehicles by Bagori Police Station, a Tata Sumo bearing registration No. AS-06/E-5082 did not pay any heed to police signal to stop and speeded away. The poachers deserted the vehicle at Kanchanjuri and tried to escape towards Kaziranga National Park and started firing at the police team who were following them. In retaliation police also fired at them killing one of the poachers named Piku Ali and injuring one Bashar Ali. The police arrested five persons from the spot. Police also recovered a pipe gun from the poachers.
Author info

Ritupallab Saikia's picture

Add new comment

Republish

Republish this content

Random Stories

Chemistry seminar at RGU

23 Dec 2013 - 4:05pm | Pranab Kumar Nath
The Department of Chemistry, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, is organising a National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Chemical Research (RACR-14 during March 20-21, 2014). The interested...

Buddhas only point the way

18 May 2014 - 9:25am | Ma Prem Naina
Gautama Buddha was one of the most beautiful beings to have walked on this earth and on the soil of India. Something that is tremendously unique and rare about this enlightened master is that he was...

Silchar ready to receive Modi

21 Feb 2014 - 1:54pm | AT News
Silchar turns into a security fortress a day before Narendra Modi’s huge rally.Top police officials along with their Gujarat counterparts are constantly monitoring the massive arrangements for the...